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Meaning and name origin

Mac \mac\ as a boy's name is pronounced mak. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mac is "son of". Scottish and Irish surname prefix used as a given name or nickname. Mack is an ancient Scottish given name. See also Mackenzie, Maxwell, and Mc-.

Mac has 4 variant forms: Mack, Mackey, Mackie and Macklin.

For more information, see also the related boy name Maximilian.

Mac is also pronounced similarly to Maik and Mick. Other suggested similar baby names are Mace, Maceo, Macey, Macy, Maks, Man, Mar, Marc, Mat, Max, Maxx, Maxy and Mays.


Mac is a somewhat popular first name for males (#979 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#25361 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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